What other ECs are good besides volunteering/nonprofits? My resume doesn’t have a strong track record of community service so I’m worried that any volunteering that I do now will be seen as fake/done purely for MBA apps. Are there any other impactful activities that can fit into resumes like mine?
My job was affected by COVID. I’m have a T20 MBA, closing in on two final round interviews one for a well know pharma consulting firm and the other for F 500 healthcare company as a regional ops director. I like both companies equally but looking to taking a shot at MBB in the next two years. Any advice?
Suggestions on an effective certification course for learning SQL? I’ve taken courses in undergrad but was looking to bolster my skills. Feel a bit overwhelmed in terms of what resource (Courseera, LinkedIn Learning, etc.) would be effective for teaching skills for querying on the job.
Taking a 5 day deloitte PMP bootcamp soon. Should I study before the bootcamp or will it be enough to pass?
Anyone ever negotiate MBA internship offers (non-consulting)? Curious if big tech firms would be open to this.
Which privacy cert would you go for, CIPM or CIPT? Debating which I should test for, since I have competency in both. Which has better ROI for career, or in greater demand in industry?
Is it worth trying to move now to a firm willing to sponsor an MBA? Currently at a firm that wouldn’t, but know I want to go back to school in a few years and maybe stay in consulting post MBA
What do you think will be the impact of this rapid hiring for MBB? MBB is hiring so rapidly. When it cools down, do you think MBB will realize they over hired? Will it become harder for associates (post MBA) to get promoted? Will it become more competitive for Associates to get staffed on projects they want to be on? Will there just be too many consultants at the Firm and a mass layoff? McKinsey & Company Bain & Company Boston Consulting Group
HBS MBA program. How did you crack the nod?
If coming from consulting, how many years of work experience is needed to not have it be a liability in MBA apps?
Thoughts on JD/MBA?’
Working in Europe temporarily. Have an option to do Executive MBA, it’s around 70-90k Euros for an year. Another option I have is doing part time PhD in Management. It’s around 35-40k Euros for 4 years. Any thoughts on which one would be more useful? Currently work in a T2 in their digital practice. Had plans of shifting to MBB 3-4 years back but lost interest after
Have any US 🐠 gone abroad for their MBA? Looking at LBS / HEC. Pros, cons? Not looking to exit into MBB, FAANG.
Anyone can share insights on what is the average salary raise and bonus at Grant Thornton and Moody's investors service? Also, what should be the salary expectation range for a 6+ YOE, MBA, CFA ,FRM for New York Location in the financial services industry?
Was unsuccessful recruiting for top consulting firms during my MBA. I need that money! What is the best approach to landing an interview post MBA? Referral?
Has anyone ever had a fundamental difference in opinion with their SO on something important to them? E.g. Getting my MBA is important to me but he sees it as a childish dream. Thoughts?
Can someone share the salary range for BA and SBA in Kearney? I feel levels and management consulted information is outdated from the recent bump
Me in my classroom last week...
First day on the project and the partner takes out an hour to teach me how to configure (1:1). Uncle D rocks!!!
Any suggestions on how to handle being micromanaged - or how to handle someone who gives copious amounts of feedback and has high standards/is a perfectionist, but ultimately is not directly responsible for the success of the project?
Does DFW airport have a separate security line for priority boarding? Running late. Have priority boarding passes. Wondering if that would help navigate security faster.
How has your agency preserved company culture while the office has been closed and all employees are WFH?
Has anyone switched to a standing desk? Do you feel more productive? Was it worth it? Did you switch at the office or at your home?
I have a good girlfriend who is 7 mos pregnant. Her current gig just cut her salary due to Covid, but offers 3 mos paid maternity leave. She has an upcoming zoom interview with a company with whom she think she’d be a good fit. She’s wondering if she should disclose her pregnancy at a call back interview or after an offer is made. Thanks for any insight you all have!
Has anyone had the conversation on how we get Ss and Ts ready for returning in the fall? I’m not talking about mask usage, hand washing times, physical distancing in classrooms, etc. I don’t think we can expect Ts and Ss to come back and just hop right into academics. Need sometime to process together, get some SEL, be face to face social again, etc. Just wondering if districts out there have gotten a head start on this task.
First time apartment renter in San Francisco Peninsula here: Do I buy or rent my furniture?
I was invited to my colleague's wedding whom I've worked with for a few months. Their gift preference is cash. We're both in the same level and salary range of ~100k. How much should I gift them?
With so much coverage of teachers strikes, I feel like now is the time to join my union. Please share your experience or your perspective with joining your union.
If I eat a pint of Ben and Jerry's Milk and Cookies ice cream every night but eat 100% healthily otherwise and exercise moderately, is that ok for my health? My life is in your hands.
I was at a job for only about 8 months because of a Covid-related restructuring. I wasn’t fired, but the role responsibilities materially changed so I left. How do I notate / message this on my resume?
Anyone make the leap from Accenture to Deloitte? Was it a better fit, experience, and culture? Was it not?
What’s the company culture like at Coca-Cola? Do you see many people get laid off ? I’m thinking of applying for a software engineer position.
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